The ride-hailing industry is waiting for landmark legislation that recognises it as a sector distinct from other private transport services to be signed into law. 

Bolt's regional senior public policy manager, Weyinmi Aghadiuno, said the National Land Transport Amendment Bill, which recognises e-hailing services in South African cities, is critical to allowing such platforms to operate uninhibited. Once it is law, challenges such as licensing and other municipal bylaws hindering their operations will be ironed out...

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